Descripción del Accidente ASN 30 AUG 1950 Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3) KN240 - Jemaja Island, Indonesia
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Fecha:mircoles 30 agosto 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas Dakota IV (DC-3)
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: KN240
Numéro de série: 27109/15664
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Jemaja Island, Indonesia (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Singapore-Changi RAF Station, Singapur
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Descripción:
The Dakota had departed Singapore on a flight to Hong Kong and Saigon. Over the South China Sea something went wrong, causing the plane to crash into the sea. One passenger survived the accident.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Singapore-Changi RAF Station to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport as the crow flies is 2568 km (1605 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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